News tagged with asbestos exposure

Mesothelioma risk endures over long-term

Western Australian researchers have determined the risk of developing mesothelioma continues to increase even 40 years after a person's first exposure to asbestos.

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High levels of blood-based protein specific to mesothelioma

Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have discovered the protein product of a little-known gene may one day prove useful in identifying and monitoring the development of mesothelioma in early stages, when aggressive treatment ...

Oct 10, 2012
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A sad legacy—Victims of childhood asbestos exposure

(Medical Xpress)—"Wittenoom kids" who spent their childhoods exposed to asbestos in the north-west of Western Australia are now developing a range of cancers or dying at a rate well above the average population, ...

Sep 04, 2012
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